Critical Conversations Series

MSSA's Critical Conversations series is an ongoing platform for MSSA members to learn about and engage in social justice issues and current events.

HIV 101 and the Role of Harm Reduction

Thursday, February 9
12:00 - 1:30 PM

New HIV infections continue in Minnesota, and Minnesota is currently experiencing two outbreaks. Join us to hear about the current state of HIV in Minnesota as well as receive resources for supporting clients. Attendees will also learn about harm reduction principles and how to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose.

Presenter: Mary McCarthy, Executive Director of the Rural AIDS Action Network, has been working in the HIV field for over 20 years and has facilitated over 200 trainings on topics related to HIV.

CEUs: Attendees can earn up to 1.5 CEUs

Pricing: $10 for MSSA members, FREE for student members, $30 for nonmembers

Registration deadline: Tuesday, February 7 at 11:59 PM

Other details: Registrants will receive a link to join the Zoom meeting one day prior to the event. This event will be recorded, and the recording will be made available to all registrants. 

Thanks to our sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield

As MSSA's Critical Conversations sponsor, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is committed to ending racial health disparities and supporting Minnesota's health and human service workforce.